About Us

Cheney MaddoxCheney Maddox, B.S.

Cheney started out at Hilton Head Health as a Program Intern in 2006 then returned again in 2007 as Marketing Coordinator. Today, she is responsible for helping Guests stay connected with H3 upon returning home, as well as the development of H3 Direct, our newest worksite wellness program offering. Cheney graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Georgia in Health Promotion and Behavior.

Bob WrightBob Wright, M.A.T.

Bob is the Director of Education. His goal is to provide guests with the knowledge needed to make informed decisions on personal health habits. His expertise includes nutrition, weight loss management and disease prevention. Bob has been educating Guests at Hilton Head Health weight loss spa for over 20 years and holds a Master’s degree in Health Education from the University of South Carolina.

Adam Martin

Adam Martin, B.S., ACSM Health Fitness Specialist®

Adam is the Hilton Head Health Fitness Director, responsible for Lifetime Fitness and the Internship Program. Adam provides education, weight and health assessment and programming, as well as individualized fitness training. Adam graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Florida in Exercise Physiology/Biomechanics and is certified through the American College of Sports Medicine as a Health Fitness Specialist.

Amber ShadwickAmber Shadwick, B.A., M.S.

Amber is Fitness Specialist at Hilton Head Health. Amber is responsible for conducting fitness lectures, teaching fitness classes and personal training sessions. Amber graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology and Exercise Science and a Master’s degree in Health Promotion. While at the University of Kentucky, Amber was a fitness instructor at the UK Recreation Center, instructed various aerobics classes for the UK Employee Wellness Program as well as served as an aerobic trainer for the UK Women’s Gymnastics Team. She is a certified Group Exercise Instructor through the AFAA.

Jeff Ford Jeff Ford, B.S., ACSM Certified Personal Trainer®

As the newest H3 Fitness Specialist, Jeff is responsible for facilitating Health Habit Review sessions, personal training sessions, fitness classes and lectures. Jeff graduated from Clemson University with a B.S. degree in Marketing and a minor in Health Sciences. He is a Certified Personal Trainer through ACSM.


Beth LeermakersBeth Leermakers, Ph.D., CLC

Dr. Leermakers is Hilton Head Health’s Wellness Counselor. She holds a doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Florida, preceded by a B.S. in Psychology from Duke University. She is a Certified Lifestyle Counselor in Weight and Stress Management. With more than 15 years of experience in the cognitive-behavioral treatment of obesity, Dr. Leermakers specializes in motivating individuals to change behaviors, thoughts and feelings that affect eating and exercise.

Jessica LynnJessica Lynn, B.S., ACSM Health Fitness Specialist®

Jessica is the Hilton Head Health Director of Program Development.  With a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science from the Honors College of Ball State University, Jessica is a certified Health Fitness Specialist through the American College of Sports Medicine and is also certified in Mat and Reformer Pilates, as well as a Functional Training Specialist.


Jen WelperChef Jen Welper

H3 Executive Chef, Jen Welper, has a culinary nutrition degree from Johnson & Wales University in Rhode Island.  Her past experiences include H3 Sous Chef, Dietary Manager at a long-term care and rehabilitation center and Banquet Chef at the Renaissance Marriot Hotel and Convention Center in Illinois.  Chef Jen works on adding new flavors to the menu, as well as provides cooking demonstrations, nutrition education classes and one-on-one Chef Consultations and cooking lessons. 


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